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The New Era of Computing

Mar 12, 2012, 15:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Buys)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"We have Apple to blame for this. In January 2007, when the iPhone was introduced, the public got the first glimpse of what the future might hold. The iPhone was like nothing that had come before it, a simple, hand-held computer that just worked, and worked well. The iPhone brought the concept of touch interaction into the mainstream, and changed users expectations of how computers should work. Apple, already on a popularity upswing after the success of the iMac and iPod, rocketed past it?s competition over the next few years to become one of the most successful businesses in history. The popularity of the iPhone was followed by the success of the iPad, a device who?s story is still being written. The iPad?s popularity has been growing exponentially, and there is no end in sight."

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